Find out which brokers have made the best calls. We break down the number of buy, sell or hold ratings for each stockbroker. You can see all the information in easy to read charts and discover the league table for best and worst brokers based on performance.
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The data below is delayed by 3 months.

Summary of sell recommendations

In the chart below the columns represent an analysis of correct Sell recommendations by each broker over the last 3 months. The blue section represents Sell recommendations for companies whose share price has dramatically underperformed the FTSE, red represents Sells which have significantly underperformed the FTSE and green represents Sells which have only moderately underperformed the FTSE. See a full explanation of how to use this chart.
Broker >15% 5-15% 0-5% Total
Canaccord Genuity 50% 50% 0% 100.0%
Societe Generale 0% 50% 50% 100.0%
Deutsche Bank 33% 11% 33% 77.7%
Liberum Capital 38% 8% 31% 77.0%
Shore Capital 29% 29% 14% 71.5%
HSBC 21% 14% 36% 71.4%
Goldman Sachs 10% 20% 40% 70.0%
Citigroup 27% 18% 18% 63.7%
Morgan Stanley 15% 15% 31% 61.6%
Berenberg 47% 7% 7% 60.1%
Jefferies Interna... 30% 10% 20% 60.0%
Peel Hunt 28% 12% 20% 60.0%
Bank of America M... 0% 20% 40% 60.0%
Barclays Capital 12% 19% 28% 58.1%
Credit Suisse 24% 19% 14% 57.1%

Super sells

The chart below shows the top 15 banks and stockbrokers who have issued the highest proportion of Sell recommendations which have subsequently shown over 15% share price decrease over the past 3 months. This helps you identify those which most consistently predict dramatic share price decreases.
Broker Super Sell
Canaccord Genuity 50.00%
Berenberg 46.67%
Liberum Capital 38.46%
Deutsche Bank 33.33%
Jefferies International 30.00%
Shore Capital 28.57%
Peel Hunt 28.00%
Citigroup 27.27%
JP Morgan Cazenove 25.81%
Credit Suisse 23.81%
HSBC 21.43%
RBC Capital Markets 15.79%
Morgan Stanley 15.38%
UBS 12.50%
Barclays Capital 11.63%

Good sells

The above chart shows the top 15 banks and stockbrokers who have issued the highest proportion of Sell recommendations which have subsequently shown a share price decrease of between 5% and 15% over the past 3 months. This helps you identify those which most consistently predict significant share price decreases.

Moderate sells

The chart below shows the top 15 banks and stockbrokers who have issued the highest proportion of Sell recommendations which have subsequently shown a share price decrease of between 0% and 5% over the past 3 months. This helps you identify those which most consistently predict moderate share price decreases.
Broker Moderate Sell
Societe Generale 50.00%
Canaccord Genuity 50.00%
Bernstein 50.00%
Exane BNP Paribas 50.00%
Numis 33.33%
Shore Capital 28.57%
UBS 25.00%
RBC Capital Markets 21.05%
Bank of America Merrill Lynch 20.00%
Goldman Sachs 20.00%
Credit Suisse 19.05%
Barclays Capital 18.60%
Citigroup 18.18%
Morgan Stanley 15.38%
HSBC 14.29%

Poor sells

The chart below shows the top 15 banks and stockbrokers who have issued the highest proportion of Sell recommendations which have subsequently shown a share price increase over the past 3 months. This helps you identify those which most consistently predict a share price decrease when the shares have actually risen in value while their Sell recommendation was in place.